Ephraim Nye papers
Scope and Contents
Handwritten autobiography, diaries, and typewritten and handwritten correspondence. Nye writes about his birth in England, his immigration to Australia, his joining the Mormon Church, and his subsequent migration to Utah from 1859 to 1860 where he settled in Ogden. His autobiography covers the time until 1881 when his diary begins. Nye served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Great Britain from 1882 to 1884. There is a gap in the record until 1896 when Nye was called to serve as the president of the California Mission for the Mormon Church where he served from 1896 to 1901.Also included is a letter-press book and some miscellaneous correspondence largely relating to Nye's service as mission president. The collection also includes two photographs; one of Nye and one of his wife.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ephraim Nye papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon author, businessman, and missionary.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--California--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Great Britain--History
- Latter Day Saint missionaries -- Great Britain -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Australia -- History -- Sources
- Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Ogden -- History
- Missions and Missionaries
- Nye, Ephraim H. (Ephraim Hesmer), 1845-1903 -- Diaries
- Register of Ephraim Nye papers
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 18
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.